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New Research Does Not Find Elevated Risk of Serious Cardiovascular Events Associated with Use of ADHD Medications in Young and Middle-aged Adults

21. December 2011

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In a recently published study, Division researchers found little evidence of increased risk of heart attack, sudden cardiac death or stroke associated with use of medications used primarily used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The population-based study included more than 150,000 adults aged 25-64 years who used ADHD medications. Funded by the U.S. Food and […]

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Blue Sky: Kaiser Permanente holds first symposium exploring future of autism research

28. April 2011

Blue Sky: Kaiser Permanente holds first symposium exploring future of autism research

Researchers from around the country gathered in San Francisco in early March to share information on the current state of autism research, highlight knowledge gaps and identify priority autism research topics that Kaiser Permanente may be uniquely positioned to investigate. Autism spectrum disorders now affect 1 in 110 children, according to the Centers for Disease […]

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Autism registry is first Division project funded by new national mental health research network

28. April 2011

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A registry to advance research on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) will be the first Division of Research project supported by the Mental Health Research Network (MHRN), a multi-partner effort funded by a $10.5 million federal grant aimed at speeding up mental health research across the nation. Five of the MHRN’s 10 participating health care organizations […]

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Newly funded: $10.5M grant kickstarts national network to speed mental health research

18. April 2011

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A three-year $10.5 million federal grant awarded in December to help speed up mental health research will rely heavily on data from members of six Kaiser Permanente regions, including Kaiser Permanente Northern California. The Mental Health Research Network, to be funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, will have access to […]

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